Product Hunt is a famous website that allows users to submit new startups and services and then gain exposure plus get upvoted and discussed by anyone if they find it interesting. With the uprising of the Product Hunt’s popularity, many Product Hunt-ish websites are born, cater to different subjects and theme. We call this “Product Hunt for X”.
Well there is no exception to design world. Here I collected 8 Product Hunt style web/mobile design community that covers every topics related from visual design, user experience, product designs, tutorial to development. Continue reading to find out these 8 vibrant and useful websites.
Designer News is my go-to-source for community uploaded design news. Now entering version 2.0, it has a more prominent upvote button. You can share link, ask questions and occasionally having Reddit-like AMA session allowing more community based interaction.
WebdesignerNews.com provides web designers and developers with a single location to discover the latest and most significant stories on the Web.
Front-end Front is a place where front-end developers can ask questions, share interesting links, and show their work to the rest of the community. This site was built by two brothers: Stelian and Sergiu Firez.
Unlike many other, Researches.IO community post has a more focus on User Experience Design related articles. According to them, It’s the hub for everything user & customer experience research.
Frontends is another example, however it looks like it’s not very active at the moment.
It can be quite frustrating when searching for good tutorials on particular web development and design topics but not with Tutorial Hunt, where you can find the best free tutorials of specific topic of your choice at one place.
Similar to Tutorial Hunt, Always Learning is also a good resources to look for best destination to learn a particular topic.
Shaped.IO is a friendly community of people interested in all aspects of experience design. We share and discuss the interesting things we come across. Whether you call it UX, CX, UI, IxD, strategy or just Design, it is all about creating great digital experiences.
You can build one!
Community powered websites are really useful because you can filter through sea of articles easily and read the one that get many votes. Besides that, you can also participate by submitting links and also upvote links that you find it useful.
Actually, you can create one similar community website for yourself easily. The key is to use Telescope, an open source social news app that was built with Meteor. It completes with member registration, upvote, social sharing, commenting system and much more. Why not using Telescope to build your own “Product Hunt for X” community?